Monthly Archives: September 2012

Research Moves Closer to Universal Flu Vaccine

cientists have long searched for an influenza vaccine that can protect against all strains of the virus. Researchers believed those who have already had a dose of flu incapable of producing the broadly neutralizing antibodies that would protect against most or all forms of the bug. Continue reading

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Urine Test Strips: A Brief History

Urinalysis has existed in some form for thousands of years. A range of cultures believed, or still believe, that urine held special powers. Many cultures already recognized that urine was a direct reflection of the body’s overall health and it was used to heal wounds, boost immune defense, and to provide clues about ailments. Continue reading

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The Improvement of Medical Practice

As a health care practitioner today, you now have access to a medical test kit in order to help clarify what ails your patient. Flu test kits, and other medical supplies dedicated to discovering why a patient is ill, make it far more likely that you will be able to discover the problem before it is necessary to cut anything off or take anything out of the person on your examination table. Continue reading

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Universal Health Care and You

New patients may also mean an increase in those patients in need of the flu vaccine. Ordering the vaccine ahead of time may be in your best interest. As more people gain access to affordable health care, you will most certainly see people in your office that have not been to a doctor in a very long time. Continue reading

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